Abstract:Aim: To evaluate Contactin Associated Protein-Like 2 (CNTNAP2), Contactin-Associated Protein-Like 4 (CNTNAP4), Lysyl Oxidase-Like Protein 1 (LOXL1) and superoxide dismutase 1 (SOD1) gene polymorphisms in patients with pseudoexfoliation syndrome (PEX). Material and methods: The study group consisted of 73 cataract patients with PEX and 111 controls with cataract but without PEX. Blood samples were obtained from each participant via peripheral venepuncture and genomic DNA was isolated according to the standard p… Show more
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